There is always something exiting to find at GiGi’s Dolls for those who love to collect dolls of all kinds. An incredibly popular artist that we would like to highlight on is R. John Wright.
The award winning Winnie the Pooh collection that we have even includes Christopher Robin. R John Wright has been creating inspiring pieces for collectors since 1976. His collections include Winnie the Pooh, Raggedy Ann & Andy, Rose O’Neill’s Kewpies, The World of Beatrix Potter, classic Disney characters, Paddington Bear, Curious George, St. Exupery’s The Little Prince, Lewis Carroll’s Alice, and Thomas Nast’s Santa Claus.
R. John Wright’s dolls continue to win awards including Doll of the Year, Golden Teddy Award, Dolls Magazine Award of Excellence and more. In 1994 Wright was the recipient of the Jumeau Trophy. This honor is considered by many collectors and artists as one of the most prestigious symbols of recognition for achievement in the doll field.
We hope after reading this you become instantly a fan of R. John Wright if you have never heard of him before. Adding a piece of his work to your collection will make an amazing addition. If you are ever looking for a specific piece by R. John Wright, feel free to contact us and we are more than happy to use our connections to find you exactly what you are looking for.
If you are interested in seeing some footage of Wright’s dolls and workshop in Bennington, Vermont be sure to watch the video below: